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Astronauts Levitate Molten Orb Of Metal In Space

A ball of fire in the sky may answer a very terrestrial mystery<p>Behold the fiery sphere of pain in the heavens! No, not the sun, this one is much, much closer to Earth, and much stranger still. Aboard the International Space Station, scientists have an electromagnetic levitator that lets them …

Mexico on the brink: thousands to protest over widespread corruption and student massacre

Mexico is facing an escalating political crisis amid growing fury over a mansion built for the presidential family and the disappearance and probable massacre of 43 student teachers.<p>The two apparently unrelated issues have fed the widespread perception that unbridled political corruption is the …

2016 Mazda 6 Premieres with Fancy New Cabin and Subtly Tailored Body

The best family sedan you can buy now has an interior worthy of its station.<p>Not content with its 10Best Cars status, its place atop our 5 Best Family Sedans list, and having taken down the formidable Honda Accord in a comparison test, the Mazda 6 is donning a dapper new suit for 2016. Well, let’s …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

U.S. Justice Department Accused of Using Fake Cell Towers on Planes to Gather Data From Phones

The United States Justice Department has been using fake communications towers installed in airplanes to acquire cellular phone data for tracking down criminals, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The program has reportedly been in place since 2007 and uses Cessna airplanes that operate out of "at …

Will the Natural Gas Boom Give EVs a Boost?

Natural gas is better used to generate electricity to power electric vehicles (EVs) than as a direct transportation fuel, according to a new study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The study, entitled “Well-to-wheel analysis of direct and indirect use of natural gas in passenger vehicles,” rates …

How littleBits Engineers Turn Their Ideas Into DIY Kits

From concept to FaceTime tank<p>Every electronic module in a littleBits kit is, well, little. Their small size and ability to snap together in nearly any combination make them useful prototyping tools: Engineers often use them to build rough versions of a new product. In order to pack a variety of …

Experimental Particle Accelerator Boosts Electrons On A Wave

Surf's up at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California.<p>The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's linear accelerator cuts through the grass and trees just west of Stanford University in California, running for two miles, its path clearly visible from the air. Now, in a lab on the same …

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: Chief concern

Halo's first anthology is big enough, but is it good enough to rekindle nostalgia?<p>It's hard not to read between the lines about a package like <i>Halo:</i> …